Week 16 NFL Against the Spread Expert Picks: Minnesota Vikings @ Miami Dolphins

Pickwatch is about more than just listing picks – in our weekly matchup breakdowns we rank experts by their against the spread accuracy, highlight those who pick just these two teams best, and show you how hard it has been on average to predict them at home and on the road.

Kick off: Sunday 1pm
Venue: SunLife Stadium, Miami
TV: Fox
Line: Miami -6
Miami Home vs Spread: 3-3 (Streak L1)
Vikings Road vs Spread: 4-3 (Streak W1)

KEY:
Overall: The expert’s overall correct pick %  picking this team’s games vs the closing spread
Home: The expert’s correct pick % picking only this team’s home games vs the closing spread
Road: The expert’s correct pick % picking only this team’s road games vs the closing spread
GREENThe expert(s) with the best combined correct pick percentage when picking the road team on the road, and the home team at home
NEW! Expert ATS Standings for 2014 with all weekly data and last 5 weeks score

NEW! Matchup Guides (Available Thursday for TNF, Sunday for all other matchups):
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GB @ TB    KC @ PIT    NE @ NYJ    NYG @ STL    BUF @ OAK    IND @ DAL    SEA @ ARI    DEN @ CIN




Minnesota Vikings  MIN @ Miami Dolphins  MIA
Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick Rank Expert Affiliation Overall Home Road Pick
1 Dave Tuley ESPN 50% 0% 100% MIN 1 Sam Farmer LA Times 79% 83% 75% MIN
2 Walterfootball Walterfootball 79% 71% 86% MIN 2 Walterfootball Walterfootball 73% 83% 63% MIN
3 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 71% 57% 86% MIN 3 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 73% 83% 63% MIA
4 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 71% 57% 86% MIN 4 Brandon George DallasNews.com 67% 83% 50% MIN
5 Sam Farmer LA Times 71% 57% 86% MIN 5 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 67% 83% 50% MIA
6 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 60% 33% 86% MIN 6 Pete Prisco CBS 60% 83% 38% MIA
7 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 50% 14% 86% MIA 7 Teamrankings Teamrankings 71% 67% 75% MIN
8 Dave Richard CBS 71% 71% 71% MIN 8 Ben Volin Boston Globe 65% 67% 63% MIN
9 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 57% 43% 71% MIN 9 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 65% 67% 63% MIA
10 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 57% 43% 71% MIN 10 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 65% 67% 63% MIA
11 Ryan Wilson CBS 57% 43% 71% MIN 11 Vic Tafur SFGate 65% 67% 63% MIN
12 Will Brinson CBS 50% 29% 71% MIN 12 Frank Schwab Yahoo 65% 67% 63% MIN
13 Tom Rock Newsday 67% 67% 67% MIA 13 Consensus Pick Pickwatch 55% 67% 43% MIN
14 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 62% 57% 67% MIN 14 Michael Whitmer Boston Globe 52% 67% 38% MIN
15 John Boell Newsday 55% 43% 67% MIN 15 Will Brinson CBS 52% 67% 38% MIN
16 Pickwatch Pickwatch 40% 20% 60% MIN 16 Bob Glauber Newsday 59% 60% 57% MIA
17 Brandon George DallasNews.com 64% 71% 57% MIN 17 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 51% 60% 43% MIA
18 Rainer Sabin DallasNews.com 64% 71% 57% MIA 18 John Boell Newsday 49% 60% 38% MIN
19 Ben Volin Boston Globe 57% 57% 57% MIN 19 Tim Cowlishaw DallasNews.com 69% 50% 88% MIA
20 Jason La Canfora CBS 57% 57% 57% MIN 20 Christopher Gasper Boston Globe 56% 50% 63% MIN
21 John Breech CBS 57% 57% 57% MIA 21 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 56% 50% 63% MIA
22 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 57% 57% 57% MIN 22 John Breech CBS 50% 50% 50% MIA
23 Vic Tafur SFGate 50% 43% 57% MIN 23 Pickwatch Pickwatch 50% 50% 50% MIN
24 Frank Schwab Yahoo 50% 43% 57% MIN 24 Dave Tuley ESPN 45% 50% 40% MIN
25 Shalise Young Boston Globe 43% 29% 57% MIA 25 Jamey Eisenberg CBS 38% 50% 25% MIN
26 Josh Katzowitz CBS 43% 29% 57% MIN 26 Ryan Wilson CBS 38% 50% 25% MIN
27 Pete Prisco CBS 43% 29% 57% MIA 27 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 37% 40% 33%
28 Chase Keefer Las Vegas Sun 43% 29% 57% MIA 28 Bill Simmons Grantland 54% 33% 75% MIN
29 Bill Simmons Grantland 61% 71% 50% MIN 29 Numberfire Numberfire 54% 33% 75% MIN
30 Sean Leahy Boston Globe 35% 20% 50% 30 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 48% 33% 63% MIA
31 Dana Larson DallasNews.com 64% 86% 43% MIA 31 Dave Richard CBS 42% 33% 50% MIN
32 David Moore DallasNews.com 64% 86% 43% MIN 32 David Moore DallasNews.com 42% 33% 50% MIN
33 Kevin Sherrington DallasNews.com 57% 71% 43% MIA 33 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 42% 33% 50% MIN
34 Rick Gosselin DallasNews.com 50% 57% 43% MIN 34 Jason La Canfora CBS 35% 33% 38% MIN
35 Teamrankings Teamrankings 43% 43% 43% MIN 35 Josh Katzowitz CBS 35% 33% 38% MIN
36 Neil Greenberg Washington Post 36% 29% 43% MIA 36 Tom Rock Newsday 41% 25% 57% MIA
37 Jim McBride Boston Globe 29% 14% 43% 37 FiveThirtyEight FiveThirtyEight 40% 17% 63% MIN
38 Bob Glauber Newsday 42% 50% 33% MIA 38 Craig Miller DallasNews.com 33% 17% 50% MIN
39 Numberfire Numberfire 50% 71% 29% MIN 39 Jim McBride Boston Globe 27% 17% 38%
40 Mario Mergola XNSports/AOL 43% 57% 29% MIA 40 Shalise Young Boston Globe 27% 17% 38% MIA
41 Kimberley A Martin Newsday 33% 50% 17% MIA 41 Newy Scruggs DallasNews.com 27% 17% 38% MIN
Average Home Road Average Home Road
54% 48% 59% 52% 51% 52%

 

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